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" The objects of imitation, like the materials of human knowledge, are a common stock, which experience furnishes to all men. And it is in the operations of the mind upon them, that the glory of poetry, as of science, consists. "
Q. Horatii Flacci Epistolae ad Pisones, et Augustum - Page 73
by Horace, Richard Hurd, William Mason - 1776
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Q. Horatii Flacci Epistolae Ad Pisones, Et Augustum: With an ..., Volume 3

Horace, Richard Hurd - Poetry - 1766
...attention through it. .I*. •". i . .. . . IL The fum of the foregoing article is this. The objects of imitation, like the materials of human knowledge,...to all men. And it is in the operations of the mind ppon them, that the glory of poetry, as of 74 A DISCOURSE ON fcience, confifts. Here the genius of...
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English Plays ...

English drama (Comedy) - 1785
...the following remark, among many others, which is applicable to the prefent occafion : " The objects of imitation, " like the materials of human knowledge, " are a common ftock which experience " fur" furnimes to all men ; and it is in the ope" rations of the mind upon them that the •" glory...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...of imitation, like the materials of human knowledge, are a common stock, which experience furnishes to all men. And it is in the operations of the mind upon them, that the glory of poetry, as of science, consists. Here the genius of the poet hath room to shew itself; and from hence alone is the...
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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Volume 36

Modern Language Association of America - Philology, Modern - 1921
...of imitation, like the materials of human knowledge, are a common stock, which experience furnishes to all men. And it is in the operations of the mind upon them, that the glory of poetry, as of science consists." This seems like an idealistic, and almost Shelleyan, view of poetry, until one notes,...
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